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Stocks Beat Bonds (Finally)

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On February 11, 2013 @ 11:45 am In Fixed Income/Interest Rates,Investing | Comments Disabled

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Source: Bianco Research [2]


One of the things that this rally has managed to — finally — accomplish is that it has given stocks a (short term) performance advantage over bonds.

The two 2000s crash had made bonds the superior asset class for various time periods — the advantage was to fixed income for as long as 40 years.


Bonds Beat Stocks: 1981-2011 [3]  (October 31st, 2011)

S&P500 Total Return vs Bonds 1800-2012 [4]   (September 12th, 2012)

Bonds for the Long Run [5] (August 9th, 2012)

Stocks vs. Bonds [6]  (March 28th, 2009)


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[1] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/bianco-2.jpg

[2] Bianco Research: http://www.arborresearch.com

[3] Bonds Beat Stocks: 1981-2011: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2011/10/bonds-beat-stocks-1981-2011/

[4] S&P500 Total Return vs Bonds 1800-2012: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2012/09/sp-total-return-index-2/

[5] Bonds for the Long Run: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2012/08/bonds-for-the-long-run-2/

[6] Stocks vs. Bonds: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2009/03/stocks-vs-bonds/

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